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Worthy Park 2006 The Duchess 12 Year Old

Lot: 004924
Worthy Park 2006 The Duchess 12 Year Old
Worthy Park 2006 The Duchess 12 Year Old
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Winning Bid: £52.00

Worthy Park 2006 The Duchess 12 Year Old

Distillery:
Worthy Park
Age:
12 Years Old
Vintage:
2006
Region:
Jamaica
Bottler:
The Duchess
Cask Type:
N/A
Bottle Strength:
57.9%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational
Production method:
forsyths pot still
Base:
molasses

Worthy Park 2006 The Duchess Jamaican Rum

Located in the Lluidas Vale of Jamaica’s Saint Catherine parish, the Worthy Park Estate is a sprawling 100,000 acres of land, around 40% of which is dedicated to sugar cultivation. Records indicate that rum production commenced there as far back as 1741 and took place there for 220 years before the original distillery was shut down due to an oversupply of Jamaican rum following the second world war. Amazingly, in 340 years the estate has been owned by just three different families, the most recent being the Clarke’s, who bought it in 1918. Gordon, the great-grandson of the first Worth Park Clarke submitted plans for a new state of the art distillery in 2005, which produced its first spirit two years later. It produces pure single rum on its sole double-retort pot still from Forsyths in Scotland. The distillery’s first brand was titled Rum Bar, before the casks initially laid down for ageing became Worthy Park’s first official release under their own name when the Estate Reserve was announced at RumFest in 2017.

This was bottled by The Duchess, an independent bottlers of rum in Europe. Hailing from the Netherlands, they are fronted up by Nils Van Rijn.

This rum has been aged for 12 years in single cask #4, and is one of 268 bottles.

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